All stem cells

Asrar Malik

November 17, 2016

Blood-clotting receptor shown to have a role in normal stem cell differentiation

Plays one role in mature cells; another during embryonic development

Endothelial cells formed from stem cells treated with growth factors and glutamine withdraw form blood vessels.

June 23, 2016

Starving stem cells may enable scientists to build better blood vessels

Shift in metabolism pushes cells to differentiate

Dead Islet Cells

January 25, 2016

Encapsulated human islet cells can normalize blood sugar levels in mice

A step towards a cure for diabetes

Blood smear illustrating sickle cell anemia

September 16, 2015

UI Health validates cure for sickle cell in adults

Chemotherapy-free treatment offers hope to adult patients

June 25, 2015

Researchers uncover epigenetic switches that turn stem cells into blood vessel cells

‘Epigenetic’ changes determine the fate of embryonic cells

water bottle

January 7, 2014

BPA increases risk of cancer in human prostate tissue

Fetal exposure to common plastic additive may have serious results later

Jalees Rehman looking into microscope

October 14, 2013

Adult stem cells help build human blood vessels in engineered tissues

Could lead to more effective treatment after heart attack

Neural stem cells

August 7, 2013

Molecule of nerve-cell migration implicated in brain cancer

Findings shed light on how cancer spreads

Julius, Clifford and Desmond Means

March 12, 2013

Treatment for sickle cell brings hope, a cure

Two brothers are cured of their sickle cell disease with a stem cell transplant from their older brother.

Julius, Clifford and Desmond Means

March 4, 2013

New treatment for sickle cell brings hope, cure

Thanks to a third brother, two brothers were cured of sickle cell disease through a relatively uncommon type of stem cell transplant without chemotherapy.

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